Steele Creek, Alaska Article

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Steele Creek, Alaska
Census-designated place
Chena Hot Springs Road runs through the CDP for 11.6 miles (18.7 km), from its intersection with the Steese Expressway to its crossing of the Little Chena River. This view looks eastbound at the intersection of CHSR with Nordale Road.
Chena Hot Springs Road runs through the CDP for 11.6 miles (18.7 km), from its intersection with the Steese Expressway to its crossing of the Little Chena River. This view looks eastbound at the intersection of CHSR with Nordale Road.
Location within Fairbanks North Star Borough and the state of Alaska
Location within Fairbanks North Star Borough and the state of Alaska
CountryUnited States
State Alaska
Government
 • Borough mayorBryce J. Ward
 •  State senators Click Bishop ( R)
John Coghill (R)
 •  State reps. David Guttenberg ( D)
Dave Talerico (R)
Tammie Wilson (R)
Area
 • Total92.84 sq mi (240.46 km2)
 • Land92.84 sq mi (240.45 km2)
 • Water0.004 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation500 ft (200 m)
Population ( 2010)
 • Total6,662 ( ranked 15th)
 • Density72/sq mi (27.7/km2)
Time zone UTC-9 ( Alaska (AKST))
 • Summer ( DST) UTC-8 (AKDT)
FIPS code02-72985
GNIS feature ID2582718

Steele Creek is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, United States. It is part of the Fairbanks, Alaska Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,662 (15th place in list of cities and census-designated places of Alaska). [1]

Geography

Steele Creek is located northeast of Fairbanks and east of the Steese Highway. The community is named for the creek which flows from north to south across the western part of the CDP, rising on Tungsten Hill and flowing towards the Chena River. The CDP extends east as far as the Little Chena River and Iowa Creek. The CDP is bounded by Two Rivers to the east, Badger to the south, Fairbanks to the southwest, Farmers Loop to the west, and Fox to the northwest.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Steele Creek CDP has a total area of 92.9 square miles (240.5 km2), of which 0.004 square miles (0.01 km2), or 0.01%, is water. [1]

Demographics

As of the census [2] of 2010, there were 6,662 people, 2,525 households, and 1,806 families residing in the CDP. There were 2,743 housing units. The racial makeup of the CDP was 87.4% White, 0.8% Black or African American, 3.8% Native American, 0.9% Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 1.1% from other races, and 5.9% from two or more races. 3.2% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Steele Creek CDP, Alaska". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved April 14, 2016.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-01-04.